About us

The right mix of old hands and young talents

We, the 'milestones', are a team of leading experts from all fields of communication. We combine longstanding experience with completely new approaches. We implement even the most outlandish ideas in a down-to-earth way. Our work is fast and target-oriented, our strengths lie in both theory and practice. Our clients know that we will always find the best solutions for their concerns.

  • Alexander
    Staudigl

    Alexander Staudigl, Social Media

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 20
    +43 676 516 47 04
    alexander.staudigl (at) minc.at
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    Alexander Staudigl currently participates in the Bachelor's courses economics and political science at the university of vienna. He was the chairman of the diploma course „Global Advancement Programme“ of the academic forum for foreign affairs (AFA) and he also collaborate at the debating club of this institution. Before that, he finished his apprenticeship as a heating technician and worked for seven years in this work environment.

  • Alfred
    Ruhaltinger MBA

    Alfred Ruhaltinger MBA, Senior Advisor

    +43 1 890 04 29 – 0
    +43 699 13010230
    alfred.ruhaltinger (at) minc.at
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    Alfred Ruhaltinger started his career as executive partner at the PR-Agency CONTER PR. After working as CEO for the PR-Agency currycom GesmbH, he occupied the position of head of communication at the ÖBB Holding AG. After his time as a partner at the Accedo Austria agency, he was responsible for international relations and the refugee crisis in the cabinet of Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann.

  • Barbara
    Fritz

    Barbara Fritz, Senior Advisor

    +43 512 548854
    +43 650 5881712
    office (at) minc.at

    Barbara Fritz is a qualified kindergarten pedagogue and educator. She was head of the curative Kindergarten of Caritas, assistent for Ronald Mc Donald Kinderhilfe, worked for the Verein Jugendland and was the organizer of holiday weeks for children with disabilities in Innsbruck.

  • Dipl.Ing. Christof
    Kopfer

    Dipl.Ing. Christof Kopfer, Senior Art Director

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 0
    +4366641112116
    christof.kopfer (at) minc.at
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    Whether it's art direction, graphic concepts, corporate-, print- or screen-design: The composition of beautiful (and functional) things has been my profession and vocation for more than 10 years.

  • Daniela
    Wimmer

    Daniela Wimmer, Senior Advisor

    +43 1 890 04 29 0
    +43 664 38 09 345
    daniela.wimmer(at)minc.at
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    After graduating from Werbeakademie Wien, Daniela Wimmer gained experience as a consultant for brand-name enterprises in the field of ​​target group oriented communication. As head of communications, she was responsible for the communication agendas of Motorola Austria. Since 2008, Daniela Wimmer has been working as an independent consultant for strategic communication, with focus on the conception of integrated communication strategies, for well-known Austrian companies and authorities.

  • David
    Obererlacher BA

    David Obererlacher BA, Head of Social Media

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 36
    +43 664 549 13 97
    david.obererlacher (at) minc.at
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    David Obererlacher, who was born in Salzburg, studied German philology at the University of Vienna. As head of the promotion team of T-Mobile he gained ample experience in the fields of sales and advertising. He gives lectures on the topics of online communication and social media at bfi (vocational training institute) in Vienna and at ARS (Academy for Law and Taxes).

  • Elisabeth
    Mayer

    Elisabeth Mayer, Director, Finance & HR

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 30
    +43 664 246 98 78
    elisabeth.mayer (at) minc.at
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    During her law studies, Elisabeth Mayer worked for the publishing company Salzburger Woche (Salzburger Nachrichten group). After that, she became management assistant at the Viennese advertising agency Haslinger und Keck.

  • Florian
    Strauß MA

    Florian Strauß MA, Consultant

    +43 1 890 04 29 – 31
    +43 664 889 758 18
    florian.strauß (at) minc.at
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    Florian Strauß studied Political Science at the University of Salzburg. His main focus has been (Rightwing-) Populism, political economy and campaigning. Following his graduation he, who was born in Vorarlberg, managed the Austrian branch of Cadenhead´s Whisky Market for one and a half years. During this time he could collect fruitful commercial and economical experience.

  • Mag. Hans-Georg
    Mayer

    Mag. Hans-Georg Mayer, Managing Director

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 33
    +43 664 188 17 22
    hans-georg.mayer (at) minc.at
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    Hans-Georg Mayer, who was born in Salzburg, studied communication science with a focus on PR and business administration (marketing) in Salzburg and Linz. Before becoming Head of Product PR of the Austrian technology company Kapsch AG, he was responsible for the overall communication of Kapsch CarrierCom, a subsidiary of Kapsch AG. He was also part of the communication department of the Austrian insurance company UNIQA and its predecessor companies, for example as a press spokesman of the UNIQA subsidiary Raiffeisen-Versicherung.

  • Jakob
    Faber MA

    Jakob Faber MA, Consultant

    +43 (1) 8900429 - 42
    +43 (664) 88975830
    jakob.faber (at) minc.at
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    Jakob Faber worked as sports journalist for the Austrian platforms of LAOLA1 and SPOX. Now the clients of Milestones are benefiting from his expertise as an online editor in the field of social and digital media.

  • Johannes
    Enzinger

    Johannes Enzinger,

    +43 1 8900429 - 0
    +436642344203
    johannes.enzinger (at) minc.at

    Johannes Enzinger gained experience in all fields of journalism for fourty years. He was a sports editor for Kronen Zeitung, radio (Radio NÖ, Ö3) and ORF-TV. Furthermore he created several economic journals and became their chief editor. He also built up reputation as an event manager and spokesperson for sports associations and major events.

  • Mag. Julia
    Kent

    Mag. Julia Kent, Director, Senior Consultant

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 0
    +43 664 246 90 55
    julia.kent (at) minc.at
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    Julia Kent worked as a press officer at the Austrian Bar Association and at the PR agency Ecker & Partner. While studying PR and communication studies at the University of Vienna, she gained her first experience in PR work at the Viennese agency Fischill-PR.

  • Laura
    Neuhofer

    Laura Neuhofer, Junior Consultant

    +43 1 890 04 29 – 41
    +43 664 889 758 41
    laura.neuhofer@minc.at
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    Laura Katharina Neuhofer, who was born in Salzburg studies communication science at the University of Vienna. For the last five years she worked in international purchasing as well as in product management of an Austrian consumer good company.

  • Mag. Lisa
    Schmid

    Mag. Lisa Schmid, Consultant

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 37
    +43 664 883 185 61
    lisa.schmid (at) minc.at
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    Lisa Schmid participated in a Master's course in communication science at the University of Vienna. During the years of her studies, she already worked as a journalist for the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) and the Burgenland weekly Burgenländische Volkszeitung (BVZ).

  • Dipl. Ing. Martin
    Sellner

    Dipl. Ing. Martin Sellner, Senior Advisor

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 0
    +43 699 140 451 55
    martin.sellner (at) minc.at
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    Martin Sellner studied at the University of Leoben (Montanuniversitaet Leoben), focusing on petroleum engineering. After having completed his studies, he went into publishing and worked for Kommunal, Academia, youngBIZ, youngSTYLE, Libro Journal, Schülerkalender, Chemiereport and konstruktiv as well as for the regional radio stations Antenne Steiermark and Antenne Wien. He currently works for the Austrian magazine DATUM and the publishing company a3 and represents the DVV Media Group GmbH in Austria, Italy and Slovenia. He also owns the publisher's representation agency Mediasell, which was founded in 1992. He supports our team as a Senior Advisor in all technical fields.

  • Mag. Michael
    Lechner

    Mag. Michael Lechner, Consultant

    +43 1 890 04 29 – 38
    +43 664 889 75 824
    michael.lechner (at) minc.at
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    Michael Lechner is a Viennese and true to the Milestones motto after 12 years of professional experience as an online journalist perfect cut from not very young and not yet very old hares. As a studied historian and PR consultant he is now working as a cross-contestant in all Public Relation fields. His acquired leadership qualities as department manager at Newspaper "Heute" help him.

  • Nadine
    Strobl BA

    Nadine Strobl BA, Social Media

    +43 1 890 04 29 – 42
    +43 664 889 758 22
    nadine.strobl (at) minc.at
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    Nadine Strobl currently participates in the Bachelor's course Communication Economy at the FH Vienna of the WKW. She gained first experience in the field of online marketing as a member of the communications team at Erste Bank and Sparkasse. The young Viennese promptly puts her new skills into action, publishes her own blog and enhances the Milestones-Team with her affinity for social media.

  • Philipp
    Reich BA

    Philipp Reich BA, Consultant

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 31
    +43 664 883 185 71
    philipp.reich (at) minc.at
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    Philipp Reich studied law and political science at the University of Vienna. In many years of political commitment in Lower Austria and Vienna, he gained ample experience in campaigning and PR work.

  • Mag. Philipp
    Schneider

    Mag. Philipp Schneider, Consultant

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 39
    +43 664 883 185 62
    philipp.schneider (at) minc.at
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    Philipp Schneider studied sports and communication sciences in Vienna. He was the editor of the online platform www.sportnet.at. Before that, he worked as a journalist for the sports and local sections of the Lower Austrian weekly Niederösterreichische Nachrichten (NÖN). To further expand his horizons, he studies philosophy.

  • Pia
    Winter MA

    Pia Winter MA, Consultant

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 35
    +43 664 886 748 08
    pia.winter (at) minc.at
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    Pia Winter, who was born in Vienna, studied communication science and participated in a part-time Master's course on public communication at the University of Vienna. Before joining our team, she worked as a junior strategy consultant for stratact. She has also gained experience by her work for the press service of the Austrian Parliament.

  • Rabiye
    Pala

    Rabiye Pala, Accounting & Administration

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 34
    +43 664 885 153 36
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    Rabiye Pala is a trained medical administrative assistant. Before joining Milestones, she worked in administrative management in the health-care sector, serving as an important link between doctors and their patients.

  • Mag. Simone
    Ladurner

    Mag. Simone Ladurner, Senior Consultant

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 40
    +43 664 889 758 15
    simone.ladurner (at) minc.at
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    Simone Ladurner studied communication science at the University of Vienna and completed a part-time training as a social media manager. Before joining our team, Simone Ladurner, who was born in South Tyrol, was head of the marketing and communication department of mediamid digital services GmbH. Before that, she was responsible for brand and product PR at The Swatch Group (Österreich) GmbH - for example for the brands Rado, Longines, Tissot, ck watch & jewelry and Mido.

  • Mag. Toril
    Fosen

    Mag. Toril Fosen, Senior Consultant

    +43 7942 739 47
    +43 664 246 90 57
    toril.fosen (at) minc.at
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    Toril Fosen, who was born in Freistadt in Upper Austria, studied political science in Salzburg. After having completed her studies, she went on to work for Pleon Publico in Linz. For ten years, she then held different political functions in Salzburg and at the federal level, mainly in the field of election campaign management. Toril Fosen is the head of our agency's subsidiary in Upper Austria.

  • Werner
    Beninger

    Werner Beninger, Owner Manager

    +43 1 890 04 29 - 0
    werner.beninger (at) minc.at
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    Werner Beninger has 30 years of experience in journalism. He was head of a section of the Austrian daily newspaper "Salzburger Nachrichten", managing editor at the Austrian weekly "NEWS" and chief reporter at the Austrian dailies "Die Presse" and "Oberösterreichische Nachrichten". For 20 years, he has also worked as a media and communications trainer in journalism training.

International network

Partners

PR NetworkA world of exposure

Our Public Relations Network is a global collective of creative and dynamic public relations specialists. We are dedicated to providing high level consultancy and quality national support for worldwide PR campaigns. PRN has affiliate PR agencies based across Europe, Africa, Americas, AsiaPac and Australasia.

Salzkammergut MediaThe printers who leave an impression.

Our partners for all printed products.

Mentrum CommunicationsFinancial Communications Consultants

Our partner in the fields of investor relations and financial market communications.

Jurka P.S.A GmbHTranslator between politics and business with a profound expertise in financial markets.

Our partner for European and international government affairs.

Hutter Consult GmbHFacebook Campaigning and Marketing

Thomas Hutter is one of THE Facebook experts in the German-speaking area. He supports us in coping with gobal challenges.

Heralic.ConceptsSponsoring, CSR, Marketing

HERALIC.Concepts is our partner for CSR tasks and sponsor marketing. 

TheGreatWhiteDesign & Communication

tGW supports us in all matters relating to communication design, branding and web development.

OtagoOnline Consulting

Otago enables brands, products and services to get more clients - SEO and SEM are the key. 

Card eMotionAugmented Reality

Card eMotion - pioneers in the field of augmented reality. Digital extension of advertisements, articles, catalogues, brochures...

PAGE SEVENSpecialist Agency for Editorial and Corporate Imaging

PAGE SEVEN is our partner in the field of visual corporate communications. 

RubikomThe agency for corporate history.

We design, write and orchestrate corporate history.